Herman was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in June 2022. Prior to this appointment, Herman served as CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Zambia, a position he held since 2017 and was CEO of Standard Chartered Uganda from 2012.

Herman joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1998 from Nile Bank and has since held various positions. These include: Head of Consumer Banking; General Manager – SME Banking; General Manager – Shared Distribution; and Senior Relationship Manager – Wholesale Banking. Herman has also worked at Standard Chartered Bank Kenya as Regional Head of SME Products and Solutions (Africa); and on a short term assignment at Standard Chartered Bank Singapore.

Herman has a wealth of knowledge on SMEs and Consumer Banking operations, demonstrable strong leadership skills, and is a proven change-agent within the Bank.

In addition, he has previously been the Chairman of the Varkey GEMS Advisory Board (Uganda) and an advisor on the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum Board.

Herman was also Chairman of the Banker’s Association of Zambia (BAZ) from February 2020 until February 2022.

Herman holds a Post Graduate Degree (MA, International Economics and Finance). He is married with three children and enjoys swimming, jogging and volunteering.

Rayson joined Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in 2005 as a Clearing Officer. In January 2007, Rayson was promoted to the role of Business Finance Analyst for Retail Banking; a role he held until October 2010 when he became the Head of Business Finance for Global Banking. In April 2012, Rayson was promoted to the role of Financial Controller.

He was appointed Chief Financial Officer at Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in July 2018.

Rayson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a concentration in Accounting, from the University of Dar es Salaam and is a Certified Public Accountant.

His hobbies include reading, cycling and football

Chris was appointed Chief Operating Officer for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in October 2019.

Prior to his appointment, Chris held several positions at Standard Chartered Tanzania (where he had re-joined the Bank in June 2016 after a stint at Barclays Bank Tanzania), including Head of CCIB Operations and Head of Operational Risk for Technology and Operations from 2007 to 2010.

In addition to his role, Chris champions the Bank’s sustainability initiatives.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems, from Guild Hall University, U.K.  He also attended a year-long program Digital Operations Academy from Duke University.

His hobbies include reading, playing his guitar and spending time with his family.

Jerry joined Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania is February 2021.

Jerry has over seventeen (17) years’ experience across Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, and SME Business. From 2013 to 2021 he ran the Multinational Corporate portfolio in Ghana with extensive exposure to different markets on deals and business road shows across Europe, America, Asia, Middle East and wider part of Africa.

Jerry brings onboard insights ad exposure with two global banks Standard Chartered Ghana PLC and Barclays Bank Ghana Limited (now ABSA Bank Ghana) prior, both of which have a long history and presence in Africa.

He holds a Post Graduate qualification in Management (MBA) from University of Warwick UK & BSc in Banking & Finance from one of the leading educational institutions in Ghana – Central University.

His hobbies include reading, coaching, and mentoring, avid follower of politics and plays lawn tennis.

Orest was appointed Head of Operational Risk at Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in 2014, joining from Bank M Tanzania Limited where he headed Internal Audit between 2012 and 2014.

Prior to working with Bank M Tanzania Limited, Orest held the position of Head of Operational Risk at Barclays Bank Tanzania between 2010 and 2012, after spending four years at KPMG as a Senior Internal Auditor, Internal Audit Risk and Compliance Services (IARCS) from 2006 to 2010.

Between 2003 and 2006 he moved up the ranks from an Assistant Accountant to Head of Internal Audit within the Finance Department at Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited (UTTL).

Orest holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management from the Institute of Finance Management, and he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

He also holds an internal certification as Chief Risk Officer (CRO).

He is a member of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) and is a member of the Institute of Interna Auditors Tanzania (IIA).

Desideria Mwegelo was appointed Head Corporate Affairs Brand and Marketing in September 2021.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank Desideria worked for Stanbic Bank Tanzania. During her 10+ years with Stanbic she served in the capacity of Marketing Manager and was later promoted to Head Marketing & Communication a role which she held for 7 years.  Prior to Stanbic she worked as Senior Marketing Officer with Tanzania Investment Bank Ltd.

Desideria’s professional credentials and qualifications include Executive MBA from Eastern & Southern African Management Institute as well as Bachelor of Science – Major in Marketing & Minor in Management from Northern Kentucky University. In addition to this she has certifications in Digital Marketing as well as Foundation Leadership from University of Cape Town and Standard Bank Global Leadership Centre respectively.

Her personal hobbies include travelling, reading, baking, physical fitness, community involvement, spending time with family & friends.

Walarick joined the Bank in Dec 2013 as Head Legal & Compliance and Company Secretary, a role he still holds to date.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Walarick worked with Vodacom Tanzania in different capacities in the Legal, Regulatory, Compliance and Corporate Governance Functions from 2005 to 2013, with his last role being Chief Officer Legal & Regulatory.

Between 2000 and 2005 Walarick worked with Anglo Gold Ashanti, a Mining Company, where he left in the position of Senior Legal Counsel.

His hobbies include reading and following sports, especially soccer and tennis.

Lilian Makau was appointed Head of Human Resources for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Limited in October 2020.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Lilian had over 9 years in Managing various Human Resources agendas within the manufacturing industry and brings with her a wealth of experience in managing talent, capability building, service delivery and continuous improvement.

Lilian is an accredited Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and is a certified MBTI practitioner. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources & Business and a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management with Social Psychology.

In her spare time, Lilian enjoys reading, mentoring young women and youth and travelling.

Pamela was appointed the Country Head of Audit for Standard chartered Bank Tanzania Limited in July 2018.

Prior to assuming this role at Standard Chartered Bank, she was an assurance manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers Tanzania, where she spent eight years providing assurance and audit services to clients across different industries, including financial services, manufacturing, and hospitality within the public and private sectors.

Pamela is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-T).

Outside of work, Pamela enjoys reading, travelling, dabbles in interior designing and is passionate about personal financial management.

Mzilasi is a seasoned banker and is responsible for managing and leading senior level markets related client and regulatory relationships as well as responsible for maintaining a strong governance, compliance, risk and control environment within the Financial Markets whilst driving performance.

In addition, Mzilasi spearheads Thought Leadership in the market, serving in the Tanzania Bankers Association’s Financial Market Deepening and Development committee where she plays a critical focal role in contributing to the development of the Financial Market in Tanzania. Recent engagements include FX regulations on further Capital Account liberalization.

Mzilasi holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Business Finance, from the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside – UK and a Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) Degree from the University of Bangalore India.

She is also a certified Financial Markets Dealer by ACI Financial Markets Association and an alumna of the Female Future Program. Mzilasi’s recent recognitions include being nominated by WIMA as one of the Top Female in Management in 2020/21, as well as Recognized by IFC as one of the 22 Leading Women in the Financial Service in June 2021. She is passionate in mentoring young talent.

Efeh Amoah was appointed Head of Transaction Banking for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Limited in September 2020.

Efeh joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2001 and has held various key positions with the bank which include Director Transaction Banking Sales for Financial Institutions, Director Transaction Banking Sales for Multinational Clients, Head of Product (Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroun), Head of Cash – Ghana, and Head of Client Services Group – Ghana.

In addition to her role, Efeh is active in supporting aspiring leaders.  She is a mentor and key ally of Leading Ladies Network, a non-profit women’s leadership development organization and a mentor for a private network of corporate women.

Efeh holds an MBA, a Bachelor of Arts degree and a professional diploma in Management of Information Systems.

Her hobbies include reading, event organisation, and travelling.

Lomnyaki was appointed Head of Consumer Private & Business Banking (CPBB) for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania in June 2022.

Lomnyaki joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2021 as the head of Business Banking. He is a disciplined professional, equipped with a strong knowledge and practical experience in Branch, SME and Digital Banking Management.  He has over 16 years of experience in the Tanzania banking sector.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he worked as the head of Retail Banking for Bank of Africa (Tanzania). He has also worked at different capacities with NMB Bank, Barclays Bank, KCB and DTB Bank Tanzania.

Lomnyaki holds an MBA (Business Administration) from ESAMI and Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Corporate Finance) from UDSM

His hobbies include reading, following football and is an avid runner.

Julius Baluku was appointed Senior Credit Manager and Head of Credit for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Limited in November 2020.

Julius has 15 years of banking experience covering Credit risk, Relationship management and branch operations. He joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2013 and has held various key positions with the bank recently as a Senior Credit Manager SCB Uganda

Julius is an active supporter of Bank’s wellness Agenda and instrumental in mentoring and coaching key talent within the organisation. He is an MBA student and a member of Professional body of accountant ACCA. Holds a bachelor’s degree of Statistics

He enjoys football, travelling and adventure.

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